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Kaila Charles's Bio

About Kaila Charles

Position: Guard-Forward

Height: 6-1

Weight: 167

Date of Birth: Mar 23, 1998

College: Maryland

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

Drafted by the Connecticut Sun in the second round (23rd overall) in the 2020 WNBA Draft.

2021 Season with Connecticut

  • Played in 30 games this season and started four (6/17, 6/19 and 6/27 vs Chicago and 6/22 vs Dallas).
  • Finished the season with 129 points, 84 rebounds, 33 assists and 14 steals.
  • Scored in double-figures six times this season and had a season high of 15 points.
  • Earned her first double-double against Dallas (6/22) as she finished with 12 points and 12 rebounds. This same came she nabbed her 100th career rebound.
  • Started and appeared in all four playoff games against Chicago Sky
  • Finished the series with 65 points, 39 rebounds, 13 assists, 5 steals, and 9 blocks
  • Averaged 16.3 points, 9.8 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 1.3 steals, and 2.3 blocks per game through four playoff competitions
  • Recorded three double-doubles with 26 and 11 in game one (9/28), 10 and 10 in game three (10/3), and 25 and 11 in game four (10/6)
  • Has had 7 double-double performances in career during playoff competiton
  • Shot 45.7% from the floor on 59 attempts, 44% from long range on 9 attempts, and 77% from the free throw line on 9 attempts
  • Played a total of 140 minutes across 4 games, averaging 35 minutes per game
  • Moved up to 6th all-time in three point attempts in playoff career with 46
  • Became 4th all-time in playoff career rebounds with 144 and 5th all-time in defensive rebounding with 96 total
  • Improved to 3rd all-time in blocked shots during playoff career, recording 21 total blocks

2020 Season with Connecticut

  • Drafted by the Connecticut Sun in the second round (23rd overall) in the 2020 WNBA Draft.
  • Appeared in 21 of 22 regular season games and seven playoff games for the Sun and made seven regular season starts.
  • Recorded 113 points, 54 rebounds, 19 assists, 16 steals and seven blocks.
  • Averaged 5.4 points, 2.6 rebounds, shot 41.2 percent from the field and 71.0 from the foul line.
  • Tallied 28 total points in the post season and shot 100% from the freethrow lines (8-8).
  • Scored a regular season career high 16 points against Washington (8/30), a career-high six rebounds against New York (9/1) and played a career-high 34 minutes in an overtime game against Phoenix (9/9).
  • Recorded a playoff career-high 13 points against Chicago (9/15) and a playoff career-high seven rebounds against Las Vegas (9/20).

OVERSEAS COMPETITION

  • Played with Petah Tikva (Israel) for the 2020-2021 season. Charles appeared in 16 games and averaged 35.3 minutes and 17.8 points per game. She also averaged 10.8 rebounds per game along with 2.9 assists per game. Her team finished 7-9 on the year. Kaila had a career high against Ramat Gan where she scored 32 points and pulled down 16 rebounds. A high in both categories for the Maryland native. She ended with 10 double doubles, totaling 285 points and 172 rebounds.
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